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  1. Adult ADHD drug abuse on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | CBS News

    Physicians and government health officials are concerned about the misuse of prescription drugs for ADHD by adults who have not been diagnosed with the condition. Experts say a growing number of people are taking medications like Ritalin or Adderall for so-called "lifestyle" purposes, to ease daily life or give them an edge at work.


  2. Family thanks charity with fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    ... disabilities, illness and special needs. Her son Joshua, who suffers from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), attends the charity's weekly junior club and Lynn said that as well as boosting his confidence the sessions had helped the ...


  3. Doctors' new fears over ADHD medicine abuse among adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | CBS News

    There is a new call for immediate action on so-called "lifestyle use" of ADHD drugs. By one count, nearly 4.5 percent of American adults live with the condition, and that's lower than the rate for children.


  4. Bologna 2015: Authors in the Aisles and on the TownRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Publishers' Weekly

    ... funny underwear can be. During his presentation, Pilkey recalled himself as a boy who had difficulty reading (he had ADHD before it was even a diagnosis, he explained), and he encouraged "well-meaning adults" from dissuading children from reading ...


  5. How Young is Too Young?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... , from infants to teenagers , are prescribed potentially life threatening pharmaceuticals for mental disorders such as ADHD , anxiety, bipolar and depression . The possibility exists, however, that a large percentage, in the prime of their ...


  6. Obesity and mental illnessRead the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    ... For one thing, the symptoms of many common psychiatric conditions lend themselves to weight gain. Mood disorders and ADHD are some of the most difficult for weight gain with symptoms such as increased appetite, loss of motivation, reduced energy and ...


  7. Severely disabled boy forced to sleep on hospital floor because doctors can't find suitable bedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    ... and husband Stephen, 45, are full-time carers to their two youngest sons Cody and Dexter, seven, who has autism and ADHD . Lynne wanted to take her son home, but he is on a ventilator while staff treat the infection and cannot leave. "I took the ...


  8. ADHD drugs to add suicide risk warningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBC News

    Drugs for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or ADHD will come with stronger and clearer warnings on the risks of suicidal thoughts and behaviours, Health Canada says. The new warnings are based on reports of suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts and in a very small number of cases, completed suicide, the regulator said Monday.


  9. Leyland youngster determined to raise autism awarenessRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2015 | Leyland Today

    ... a pupil, that led his parents deciding to take action. Sally said: "At school it came out that he might have dyslexia. ADHD kept coming up and that's why we went to the doctor." A referral was made and nearly 12 months later - in September last year ...


  10. Kingsway mum Sarah Churchill launches campaign to help her...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | This is Gloucestershire

    Kingsway mum Sarah Churchill has launched a campaign which it is hoped will raise enough money to pay for one-to-one support at school for her autistic son. Sarah's four-year-old son Noah was also diagnosed with severe epilepsy at the age of two, suffers from ADHD, has obstructive sleep apnoea and severe eczema.


  11. Portland Festival Queen to host show for special-needs childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    ... School of Hope caters to children ages six to 18 years with intellectual disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy, ADHD, down syndrome, behavioural disorder, and other learning disabilities, while the JAD caters to children ages three to 18 ...


  12. Social Challenges of Children With ADHDRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    For children, the most difficult part of having Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is often the social challenges it causes. According to Betsy Hoza and her colleagues, more than half of children with ADHD are widely disliked by their peers.


  13. Winnipeggers find ways to tackle online distractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    Some say it's multitasking, but a study out of the University of Chicago looks at how it could be a bigger problem. Some of the research shows that being constantly distracted by electronic devices and being unable to focus as a result mimics the symptoms of ADHD.


  14. Excessive need for comfort animals goes too farRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Daily Breeze

    ... expansion of this to absurd dimensions. But lately is it possible I am always wrong about everything? Does a doctor's ADHD diagnosis really mandate extra time on entrance exams for college, law school and even medical school? How is it possible that ...


  15. Biological overlap of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and...Read the original story

    18 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... Psychiatry , Vol. 53, No. 7. (July 2014), doi:10.1016/j.jaac.2014.03.004 Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often co-occur and share genetic risks. The aim of this analysis was to determine more ...


  16. Supreme Court to Decide Pollution Standards for Black CommunitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Black Voice News

    ... literal tons of pollutants into the air each day. This cocktail of toxins causes cancer, chronic heart conditions, ADD/ADHD, and respiratory diseases ranging from asthma to lung cancer in the surrounding communities. Mercury, in particular, is a ...


  17. The Dangers And Benefits Of Cognitive-Enhancing Drug Use In Healthy PeopleRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scientific Blogging

    ... the effects of impaired cognition in conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and schizophrenia. For example, even after the remission of psychosis in schizophrenia, full functional recovery (eg, ...


  18. ADHD Drugs Found to Trigger Suicidal ThoughtsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Canadian Ministry of Health announced on Monday that it will start including new warnings on drugs taken to control Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder , after reports show they may have side effects of increasing suicidal thoughts. The step is being taken in response to the ministry receiving a number of reports concerning patients taking ADHD drugs who saw an increase in thoughts of suicide, including several suicide attempts and even actual suicides in a very small number of instances.


  19. ADHD medication and Health Canada's warning of suicidalityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2014 | GlobalNews

    As of yesterday, Health Canada has issued warnings about the two main drug classes that are used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD - methylphenidate and amphetamine-based drugs. Although Health Canada doesn't provide any numbers, the agency says it completed safety reviews, and noted reports of suicidality associated with these drugs.


  20. Suicide risk advisory for ADHD drugs comes 'out of the blue' and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

    The future of Edmonton's beleaguered hospital network became clearer Monday, as the Prentice government announced plans for upgrading two of the city's oldest and most troubled sites. Health Canada may have unduly "terrified" families Monday with a surprise warning that an array of widely used ADHD drugs could boost the risk of suicidal thoughts or actions in patients, says a prominent psychiatrist.